Posts from the ‘News’ Category

  • Cancer Research UK parliament day 2016

    Alex learns how to stack the odds against cancer

    July 12th, 2016 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Alex learns how to stack the odds against cancer

    Action is needed to help people make positive lifestyle changes and minimise the risk of cancer, Alex Cunningham has said, and particular efforts should be made to protect children and young people. Stockton North’s Labour MP was speaking following a recent Cancer Research UK event in Westminster, where he met with campaigners and nurses from […]

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  • Alex & Heart Valve Voice (July 2016)

    Alex calls for greater awareness and improved treatment of heart valve disease

    July 8th, 2016 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Alex calls for greater awareness and improved treatment of heart valve disease

    Alex Cunningham has added his backing to calls for better testing for heart valve disease to be incorporated into routine health checks for the over-60s, acknowledging that too few people recognise key symptoms when they arise and that not enough people receive a heart check-up when they visit their GP. The Stockton North MP recently […]

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  • Alex & Every Child Leaving Care Matters (July 2016)

    Alex supports campaign to treat all children in care equally

    July 7th, 2016 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Alex supports campaign to treat all children in care equally

    The two-tier system of care for young people must be brought to an end, Alex Cunningham has said, and all children in care must receive equal and compassionate treatment. Labour’s Stockton North MP was speaking after pledging his support to the Every Child Leaving Care Matters campaign to stop discrimination against children in residential children’s […]

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  • Alex Cunningham, Member of Parliament for Stockton North

    Alex commits support to Gas Safe campaign

    July 5th, 2016 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Alex commits support to Gas Safe campaign

    As news emerged that almost 1,500 homes across the North East have been found not to be gas safe, Alex Cunningham has added his support to a campaign to raise awareness and improve preventive measures that will boost protection from carbon monoxide poisoning. The Stockton North MP, who previously worked in the gas industry, heard […]

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  • Alex Cunningham, Member of Parliament for Stockton North

    Alex joins primary school children in fighting for clean air

    June 13th, 2016 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Alex joins primary school children in fighting for clean air

    Alex Cunningham has committed to support the British Lung Foundation’s demand for monitoring of air quality around schools, joining 30 primary children who were singing their anti-pollution song at Westminster. Air pollution is one of the most serious environmental and health risks facing Britain today, being a key factor contributing towards tens of thousands of […]

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